• Ashton Eaton breaks decathlon World Record, wins world championships gold

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 American Ashton Eaton has broken his own world decathlon record at the world athletics championships in Beijing on Saturday, August 29.


 Eaton first broke the dectahlon world record at the 2012 USA Olympic Trials and then won the 2012 Olympic title in London. 

Eaton needed to run the final event, the 1500m, in 4:18.25 to break his world record. The American clcoked  4:17.52 collapsing after finish line.

Ashton Eaton Results


POINTS 100 METRES LONG JUMP SHOT PUT HIGH JUMP 400 METRES 110 METRES HURDLES DISCUS THROW POLE VAULT JAVELIN THROW 1500 METRES
9045 WR 1040
10.23
-0.4
1030
7.88
0.0
760
14.52
813
2.01
1060
45.00
1015
13.69
-0.2
733
43.34
972
5.20
793
63.63
829
4:17.52
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